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March 11, 2016 - Chicago Tribune
Chicago Tribune Editorial: Federal legislation a threat to wolves and wilderness. The fate of the SHARE Act now rests with the U.S. Senate. Wolves, wilderness and the environment deserve better.
February 20, 2016 - Minneapolis Star Triubune
A coyote-hunting tournament in southwestern Minnesota, which is alleged to save birds, is drawing opposition from pro-animal activists. Howling For Wolves founder, Dr. Maureen Hackett, is quoted.
February 19, 2016 - Howling For Wolves
Today Howling For Wolves submitted an open letter to MN Governor Dayton asking to suspend Marshall, MN coyote killing contest. Over 166 thousand signed the petition opposing the killing contest.
January 20, 2016 - Howling For Wolves
Press Release: Statement from HFW on today's Senate committee amendment that removes wolves from the Endangered Species List in four states including Minnesota and prohibits courts from intervening
January 20, 2016 - Howling For Wolves
Senate amendment language that removes Gray Wolves from the Endangered Species List raises questions whether the provisions ordering Executive branch and preventing court review are even constitutional
December 23, 2015 - The Spokesman-Review
U.S. District Court Judge Robert Bryan of Tacoma has rejected plans by a federal agency, known as Wildlife Services, to assist in the killing of problem wolves in Washington.
December 16, 2015 - Howling For Wolves
Press Release: Wolf riders dropped from federal spending legislation. Policy riders included in previous versions would have removed wolves from the Endangered Species List and re-started wolf trophy hunting.
November 30, 2015 - Howling For Wolves
Updated: 70 scientists submit an open letter to government in opposition of delisting Great Lakes wolves from the Endangered Species Act.
November 22, 2015 - Our Issues Twin Cities
TV Channel CW23 "Our Issues" with Rana Kamul featured wolf hunting as part of a program focusing on the public's opposition to trophy hunting. Dr. Hackett was interviewed too.
November 20, 2015 - Star Tribune
Dr. Maureen Hackett says in the Star Tribune: In Minnesota, the wolf population is down to nearly 1988 levels. To ensure animal’s long-term survival, don’t revert to reckless trophy hunting in Minnesota.
November 18, 2015 - Howling For Wolves
Press Release: Howling For Wolves joins 150+ conservation groups, 92 U.S. House members, and 25 U.S. Senators to #VetoExtinction
November 13, 2015 - Howling For Wolves
25 US senators signed a letter to President Obama urging him to oppose appropriation bill riders intended to undermine the Endangered Species Act.
November 7, 2015 - Howling For Wolves
On November 7 Minnesota wolf supporters gathered with HFW to celebrate No Wolf Hunt 2015. Dr. Hackett VIDEO outlined HFW legislative and public outreach initiatives through this year, ongoing and planned for the future.
November 2, 2015 - Howling For Wolves
Congresswoman Betty McCollum strongly supports efforts to strengthen our nation's wilderness. She continues to fight to ensure sound stewardship of wildlife populations and that includes the gray wolf too!
September 17, 2015 - Howling For Wolves
Press Release: State commission decided not to consider the proposal for grant application that in partnership with livestock producers would research the best non-lethal practices for deterring wolves.
September 3, 2015 - Journal of Ecology (via Wiley Online Library)
The 2013 Journal of Ecology study represents the first published evidence of a trophic cascade triggered by wolf recovery in the Great Lakes region (Wisconsin).
August 12, 2015 - Howling For Wolves
Hear Howling For Wolves President Dr. Maureen Hackett comments on DNR 2014-2015 wolf population survey in CBS radio interview on John Hines Show hosted by Jearlyn Steele.
August 10, 2015 - Howling For Wolves
Press Release: MN DNR releases 2014-2015 lower wolf population numbers based on wolf population survey, HFW very concerned about future of wolf population.
July 30, 2015 - phys.org
phys.org: Despite their remarkably similar appearance, the "golden jackals" of East Africa are actually a wolf subspecies - "golden wolves".
July 2, 2015 - Howling For Wolves
Press Release: HFW joined wolf roundtable with Rep.McCollum at National Congress of American Indians conference, discussed recent USFWS denial of petition to list all gray wolves as threatened.

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